When Frederick Blackmar Mumford, fifth dean of the Missouri College of Agriculture, faced an entirely different situation than his predecessors did.
MU ag's fifth dean makes the college a top ranked school
New research shows vegetable oil remains healthy for humans
A worry that a diet high in vegetable oil triggers inflammation and chronic disease in humans is not supported by scientific testing on humans.
Relive the event that raised more than $17,000 for the Food Bank
App automatically calls for help after a tractor rollover
A CAFNR research team has begun final testing of an app that may save lives of tractor rollover victims.
Planting corn in wet soil can damage root systems
Missouri corn growers chomping at the bit to plant should practice patience to prevent harm to their plants’ root systems. University of Missouri Extension cereal crops specialist Brent Myers and CAFNR agronomy specialist Bill Wiebold advise growers not to plant too soon when soils begin to dry. Planting and other traffic will compact wet soil. [...]
Farmland prices are well above average trends
Low mortgage rates and record income per acre may be driving farmland values higher than is sustainable.